Being the parent of a child with asthma.

@article{Englund2001BeingTP,
  title={Being the parent of a child with asthma.},
  author={Andreas Englund and Ingela Rydstr{\"o}m and Astrid Norberg},
  journal={Pediatric nursing},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          365-73
        }
}
The aim of this study is to describe what it means to be parents of a child with asthma. Unstructured interviews were carried out with 12 mothers and 12 fathers of children with asthma living in Sweden. The parents' accounts were analyzed using a phenomenological-hermeneutic approach. The results revealed that parents were living a strenuous life and their actions involved both protecting and liberating. Parents also reported feelings of sadness and acceptance. In most cases, mothers acted in a… CONTINUE READING

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